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Simple Spring Flowers

Simple Spring Flowers

A spring dessert recipe that will have kids asking for more of these cereal treats.

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20 min
Prep Time
40 min
Total Time



1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1 (10-ounce) package regular-size marshmallows

6 cups toasted rice cereal

8 ounces vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), melted


Assorted candies, spearmint leaves and/or marshmallows

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Lightly butter 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt 1/4 cup butter in 4-quart saucepan over low heat. Add marshmallows; stir 2-3 minutes or until melted. Remove from heat. Add cereal; stir until well-coated.

  3. STEP 3

    Pat cereal mixture evenly with buttered hands into prepared pan. Cut with assorted 2- to 3-inch flower cookie cutters or into desired shapes. Dip 1 side of each flower into melted candy coating. Lay uncoated side onto waxed or parchment paper. Immediately decorate as desired while coating is still soft.

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Tip #1

- Insert lollipop sticks or craft sticks into flowers to form stems. Decorate with spearmint leaves, if desired.

Tip #2

- Bars can also be cut into rectangles, squares, triangles and diamonds using sharp knife.

Tip #3

- Substitute frosting for vanilla-flavored candy coating. Spread onto one side of each flower. Immediately decorate as desired.

Tip #4

- Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition (1 bar)

170 Calories
7 Fat (g)
10 Cholesterol (mg)
125 Sodium (mg)
28 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
2 Protein (g)
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